‘Trainspotting’

Having not seen the film or read the book (I swear I’m not a Martian!), I decided it was finally time to tackle Irvine Welch’s Trainspotting. Synopsis: The novel tells the story of Renton, a twenty-something year old Heroin addict from Edinburgh, and the many misdeeds he commits, often accompanied by his equally unruly friends.   […]

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WWW Wednesday- 28th June

After last week’s post, I’ve decided to make ‘WWW Wednesday’, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, a regular thing for my blog. Carry on reading to hear about this week’s bookish adventures: 1. What are you currently reading? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R […]

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WWW Wednesdays- June 21st 

To give you guys a little bit of a different post, I thought I’d join in with WWW Wednesday- the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. So, without further ado:   1. What are you currently reading?  I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith- I’m really enjoying this one! Cassandra is such an […]

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‘The Help’

Author: Katheryn Stockett Publisher: Penguin Published: 2009 (this edition 2010) ISBN: 978-0-141-03928-2 So, I once again find myself beginning a post by apologising for my absence- starting college seems to have resulted in me spending half my life on the bus and the other half writing essays! But no matter, I’m here now.. Anyway, after reading it […]

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‘Wild’

Author: Cheryl Strayed Publisher: Atlantic Books Published: 2012 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-85789-776-3 After watching the film a few months ago I decided to read Wild– the autobiographical story of Cheryl Strayed’s three month hike along 1100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. I was especially looking forward to reading this book as, like many […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Book to Movie/TV Adaptations that I’m looking forward to or I still need to watch

I’ve finally got around to participating in Top Ten Tuesday, the weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. The object of this is that bloggers compile a post based around their chosen theme. This week’s theme is movie or TV adaptations of books you’re anticipating or have not yet got around to watching. […]

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